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SHUDDER welcomes Summer with an Exclusive Collection of Films

SHUDDER is officially kicking off Summer with an exclusive collection of horror films. Said collection includes 30 critically-acclaimed titles hand-picked by SHUDDER curators. Films like Brandon Christensen’s postpartum haunter, Still/Born; Taneli Mustonen’s Lake Bodom; Rob Zombie’s 2016 reimagining of a deathmatch fantasy, 31; Joe Lynch’s Mayhem; Stefan Ruzowitzky’s Cold Hell; Ryuhei Kitamura’s Downrange, and Chris Peckover ‘s Better Watch Out will keep the audience in suspense every day in June.

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31 (2016, Rob Zombie) Rob Zombie’s 2016 reimagining of a death match fantasy pits a crew of carnies led by Sheri Moon Zombie against an evil aristocrat and a series of killer clowns.

“One of [Zombie’s] most impressive films to date.” – Roger Ebert

Festival Appearance: Sundance Film Festival 2016

 

Among The Living (2014, Alexandre Bustillo, Julien Maury) Three boys skip school to wander around an abandoned film studio and stumble upon a horrific vision, seeing something they were not meant to see.

“Among the Living comes out looking great, sounding great, and packs in plenty of stark chills” – Culture Crypt

Festival Appearance: SXSW 2014

 

Another Evil (2017, Carson D. Mell) Carson Mell’s clever horror comedy combines WHAT ABOUT BOB? and THE EXORCIST with hilarious results.

“A nimble, genre-bending ghost story with a strange tone all its own” – Consequence of Sound

 

Better Watch Out (2017, Chris Peckover) Director Chris Peckover offers a gleefully twisted spin on home-invasion horror for the holidays, when babysitter Ashley must defend her young charges when intruders break into the house one snowy night – or so she thinks.

“A consistently surprising and unusually well-acted thriller” – Los Angeles Times

Festival Appearance: Fantastic Fest 2016

 

Can’t Take It Back (2017, Tim Schechmeister) When two drunk teen girls jokingly post mean comments on a dead classmate’s Facebook page, they receive a chilling clapback from beyond the grave – a wicked modern twist on the teen supernatural terror genre.

“Mixes classic urban legends with new school social media anxiety.” – Den Of Geek

Starring Logan Paul

 

Cold Hell (2017, Stefan Ruzowitzky) Oscar-winning director, Stefan Ruzowitzky’s ferocious film is a revenge-fueled story that follows the life-and-death struggle of young Turkish-born taxi driver who witnesses a brutal murder and must defend herself when the madman begins his pursuit.

“Cold Hell is all-muscle; hurtling through one brutal, kinetic set-piece after the next.” – Collider

Festival Appearance: Fantastic Fest 2017

 

Dead Shack (2018, Peter Ricq) On a weekend getaway at a rundown cottage in the woods, a 14-year-old teen, his crude best friend, and his best friend’s fearless older sister will have to grow up, work together, and save their hard-partying parents from their predatory cabin neighbor intent on feeding them all to her undead family.

“A genre film that knows how to have fun while splattering a few heads in the process” – /Film

 

Dearest Sister (2016, Mattie Do) A Lao village girl travels to Vientiane to care for her rich cousin who has mysteriously lost her sight, and somehow gained the ability to communicate with the dead. Matters are further driven by the cousin’s ambivalent marriage with an Estonian white migrant, who has his own dark secrets to hide.

Mattie Do is Laos’ only horror director and female filmmaker, and Dearest Sister was selected by Laos as its first Academy Awards foreign-language film submission.

Festival Appearance: Fantastic Fest 2016

 

Don’t Grow Up (2015, Thierry Poiraud) The story about a group of youths who can’t face the thought of growing up because anyone who does becomes a rampaging zombie.

“Perfectly gory” – Hollywood Reporter

 

Downrange (2018, Ryuhei Kitamura) This official selection of the Toronto International Film festival follows the fates of six college students on road trip where a simple flat tire becomes a grueling fight for survival

“Had me on the edge of my seat and actually screaming at the screen.” – Nightmarish Conjourings

Festival Appearance: TIFF 2017

 

Found Footage 3D (2017, Steven DeGennaro) A group of filmmakers set out to make the first 3D found footage horror movie, but find themselves in a found footage horror movie when the evil entity from their film escapes into their behind-the-scenes footage.

“Found Footage 3D is a riot that’s also quite scary” – Bloody Disgusting

 

Kuso (2017, Steve aka Flying Lotus) Broadcasting through a makeshift network of discarded televisions, this story is tangled up in the aftermath of Los Angeles’s worst earthquake nightmare. Travel between screens and aftershocks into the twisted lives of the survived.

“Flying Lotus’ Kuso is the most vile body horror film ever made” – Pitchfork

Festival Appearance: Sundance Film Festival 2017

Starring Hannibal Buress, George Clinton, David Firth, Tim Heidecker & Anders Holm

 

Lake Bodom (2017, Taneli Mustonen) A smart and terrifying fresh take on the slasher in the woods genre.

“Mustonen has crafted a rare breed these days: a compelling, propulsive slasher film” – Collider

Festival Appearance: SXSW 2017

 

Last Ones Out (2015, Howard Fyvie) An American man is stranded in the middle of a zombie outbreak in Africa, and must trust the help of three local strangers in order to make it out alive.

Made in South Africa, Last Ones Out is Africa’s first zombie film.

 

Let Me Make You A Martyr (2016, Corey Asraf, John Swab) A cerebral revenge film about two adopted siblings who fall in love, and hatch a plan to kill their abusive father.

“A Dense, Frightening Revenge Tale” – Bloody Disgusting

Starring Marilyn Manson

 

Mayhem (2017, Joe Lynch) Mayhem redefines the term hostile work environment when a law firm’s building erupts in chaos after being infected by a mysterious and dangerous virus that causes its victims to act out their wildest impulses.

Stephen King calls it “As witty as it is vicious.”

Festival Appearance: SXSW 2017

Starring Steven Yeun, Samara Weaving

 

mon mon mon Monsters (2017, Giddens Ko) A bullied boy and his tormentors discover a creature while doing school-mandated community service. Claiming her for their own, the group of kids keep the creature captive, revealing the monster within themselves as her ferocious sister scours the city in search of her missing sibling.

“A savagely funny social horror movie” – Variety

Festival Appearance: Fantastic Fest 2017

 

Phantasm: Remastered (1979, Don Coscarelli) Don Coscarelli’s beloved 1979 sci-fi horror classic returns in a beautiful new restoration (headed by J.J. Abrams and Bad Robot).

“Phantasm: Remastered shines and terrifies again in 4K” – Bloody Disgusting

Festival Appearance: Fantastic Fest 2016

 

Prevenge (2016, Alice Lowe) Widow Ruth is seven months pregnant when, believing herself to be guided by her unborn baby, she embarks on a homicidal rampage, dispatching anyone who stands in her way.

“Outrageous antenatal shocker that brings together murder, madness and maternity in a fever dream of fear and farce.” – The Guardian

94% certified fresh on Rotten Tomatoes

Festival Appearance: TIFF 2016

 

Sadako vs. Kayako (2016, Koji Shiraishi) SADAKO VS. KAYAKO brings the characters from RINGU and JU-ON: THE GRUDGE back to the big screen in a wildly fun, tongue-in-cheek thrill ride that finally answers the question: whose curse is stronger?

“This is J-horror’s Freddy vs. Jason” – Vulture

            Festival Appearance: TIFF 2016

 

 

Sam Was Here (2017, Christophe Deroo) Sam’s car breaks down, and things quickly go from bad to worse when masked maniacs soon start hunting him, insisting that he’s a killer who’s been menacing locals. As Sam struggles to repel his attackers, he must unravel the mystery of what’s happening to him before it’s too late.

“It’s ugly as hell, and that’s an unorthodox quality that a lot of us weirdos have come to embrace with open arms.” – Addicted to Horror Movies

 

Seoul Station (2016, Yeon Sang-ho) In this chilling animated prequel to the Korean horror smash TRAIN TO BUSAN, a zombie outbreak spreads amongst homeless people in the area surrounding Seoul Station.

“A social satire with political ideas and a nasty conclusion” – The Guardian

 

Sequence Break (2017, Graham Skipper) A reclusive video arcade repair technician has his reality fractured when a mysterious new arcade macine appears in his shop and a beautiful young woman enters his life, causing strange metaphysical forces, bizarre biochemechanical mutations and a shocking self realization.

“Cronenberg-iest David Cronenberg homage that ever crawled through a screen” – AV Club

 

Shrew’s Nest (2014, Juanfer Andres, Esteban Roel) In 1950s Spain, an agoraphobic woman spends her days inside the apartment she shares with her sister, who she’s raised since their mother died. But when a handsome neighbor knocks on her door seeking help after a fall, Montse dresses his wounds and sets about ensuring he’ll never leave her apartment either.

“High-polish, psychologically angled Spanish horror-thriller is well handled in all departments” – Variety

 

Small Town Killers (2017, Ole Bornedal) When husbands Ib and Ed grow bored with their humdrum lives, they make a rash decision to hire a hitman to kill their wives. Quickly regretting their dumb decision, Ib and Ed try to call Igor off, but he won’t be dissuaded.

“I can’t imagine an American movie that would go quite as far as the Danes have here, but then that is the beauty of European cinema.” – The Blurb

 

Spookers (2017, Florian Habicht) In this delightful documentary, director Florian Habicht shows how amateur actors transforming themselves into monsters helps many of them deal with their own traumas and phobias

“A smart, distinctive documentary, complete with a dry sense of humour” – The Age

 

Still/Born (2018, Brandon Christensen) This postpartum haunter follows the chilling struggle of a young mother trying to save her newborn from a demonic entity

Still/Born is a genuinely original horror movie that gives a knowing glance to Rosemary’s Baby and Gaslight while offering a disarming mix of humor and scares.” – Film Threat

 

Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl (2017, A.D. Calvo) Soon after moving in with her aging aunt Dora, Adele meets Beth, seductive and mysterious, who tests the limits of Adele’s moral ground and sends her spiraling down a psychologically unstable and phantasmagoric path.

“Chillingly captivating” – Austin Chronicle

Festival Appearance: Fantastic Fest 2016

 

We Are The Flesh (2017, Emiliano Rocha Minter) After wandering a ruined city for years in search of food and shelter, two siblings find their way into one of the last remaining buildings. Inside, they find a man who will make them a dangerous offer to survive the outside world.

“Stretches the most horrifying tropes of contemporary Mexican cinema to their hellish logical conclusions.” – IndieWire

 

We Go On (2016, Andy Mitton, Jesse Holland) A man offers a reward to anyone who can prove there is an afterlife. He embarks on an adventure through Los Angeles to meet with three viable candidates, and he has no idea he is about to experience an unthinkable nightmare.

“We Go On delivers an intensely personal ghost story filled with soul” -io9

 

 

 

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